2024 marks another successful conduct of the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP). In its continuous quest to fight insurgency and promote participatory community development in CALABARZON, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), provided 28 barangays across 13 municipalities and cities within Quezon Province with essential socioeconomic services. Through Executive Order No. 70 continue reading : DILG IV-A SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCTS 2024 RETOOLED COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAM IN THE PROVINCE OF QUEZON

CALABARZON — In its continuing quest to promote excellence in CALABARZON, the Department of The Interior and Local Government (DILG) successfully completed the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Regional Assessment Team (RAT) Validation for the provincial governments and highly-urbanized city government from June 3-14, 2024. The following were the validation dates, to wit;June 3: continue reading : DILG IV-A SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCTS 2024 SGLG REGIONAL ASSESSMENT

June 18, 2024 The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s signing of Republic Act No. 12000, which provides for the creation of the Negros Island Region (NIR), comprised of the provinces of Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental and Siquijor. Previously, Negros Island was divided into two separate regions continue reading : DILG Statement on the Creation of the Negros Island Region

June 13, 2024 Atty. Benjamin ‘Benhur’ Abalos, Jr. DILG Secretary Nakikiisa ang Department of the Interior and Local Government sa buong bansa sa pagdiriwang ng ika-126 anibersaryo ng Araw ng Kalayaan. Sa araw na ito, magbalik-tanaw tayo at bigyang-pugay ang ating mga bayani dahil sa kanilang ipinamalas na hindi mapapantayang katapangan at pagmamahal sa Inang continue reading : PAHAYAG NG DILG SA PAGDIRIWANG NG IKA-126 ARAW NG KALAYAAN NG PILIPINAS

June 3, 2024 The Department of the Interior and Local Government-National Capital Region (DILG-NCR), through the Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU), recently conducted the first session of the Apprising Government Employees’ Skills on Infrastructure Projects and Knowledge on Monitoring and Evaluation, and Performance (AGSIKAP) at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Quezon City. The AGSIKAP serves continue reading : DILG-NCR spearheads AGSIKAP 2024 cap dev on procurement process

May 27, 2024 The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday sent off 479 Filipino Muslim pilgrims who will embark on a journey to Saudi Arabia for the 2024 Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to the Holy City of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. DILG Secretary Benhur Abalos said the 479 Filipino Muslims continue reading : DILG sends off 479 Filipino Muslims for Hajj

May 20, 2024 On April 5, 2024, we created a 7-man Task Force headed by Atty. Benjamin Zabala of our Internal Audit Service to investigate the allegations concerning Guo’s link to illegal POGO operations in her town. The Task Force’s updated report has been submitted today, May 17, 2024, to the Office of the Ombudsman continue reading : STATEMENT OF SILG BENHUR ABALOS ON ISSUES SURROUNDING BAMBAN MAYOR ALICE GUO

May 16, 2024 Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos on Wednesday lauded the 1,028 outstanding barangays nationwide that passed the first ever 2023 Seal of Good Local Governance for Barangay (SGLGB). “Congratulations to the 1,028 barangays across the country who responded to the call for excellence in public service and bagged the 2023 SGLGB. continue reading : Abalos lauds 1,028 SGLGB passers

May 15, 2024 LOCAL chief executives and village leaders nationwide must exercise utmost diligence and scrutiny in their engagements and transactions, particularly when dealing with individuals and entities claiming they could help expedite the release of funds for local government projects. Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos issued the warning after receiving alarming reports continue reading : Abalos advises LGUs : ”Don’t deal with fixers”

May 15, 2024 Local government units (LGUs) especially in Metro Manila must strictly implement water conservation measures within their respective areas to help prevent supply interruptions even as dams continue to dry up due to prolonged dry spell caused by El Niño. Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos made the call after reports indicated continue reading : Help avert looming water supply interruptions, LGUs told

May 14, 2024 The Philippines will serve its duty with deep dedication to a peaceful, just and equitable international order once elected to a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos made the vow during the opening of the 33rd Session of the United Nations Commission continue reading : Abalos: PHL commits to a peaceful, just and equitable international order

May 13, 2024 Now reaching close to 21,000 barangays nationwide, the KALINISAN program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) over the weekend reported that it has already collected 34.4 million kilograms of wastes from January to April 15, 2024. DILG Secretary Benhur Abalos said that the weekly clean-up effort is a continue reading : DILG’s KALINISAN collects 34.4M kilos of waste from January to April